Beauty and the Beast

Based on 1991 Disney film

The romantic Broadway musical for all generations, NETworks presentation of DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, returns to Chicago! Based on the Academy Award- winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. Hailed by the Chicago SunTimes as “warm and winning performances, a tuneful score, and real heart,” the classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE

BEAST!

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by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
The Little Theatre of Manchester (LTM) announced its 2020 season today, which marks the organization's 60th year of producing theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
Holy hit! Broadway by the Bay continues their 2019 season with SISTER ACT - the exciting and joyful musical adaptation of the beloved 1992 hit film starring Whoopi Goldberg.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?" November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 9, 2019
Get ready maggots because Laura Michelle Kelly is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this Saturday, August 10th, at the Muny's production of Matilda! Be sure to tune in throughout the day as she takes us behind the scenes with all of the revolting children of the Muny's final show of the season! You're not gonna want to miss this trip to Crunchem Hall!
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 8, 2019
Jellicle cats, come one, come all! The long-awaited film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd-Webber's classic musical Cats is coming to movie theaters this December, and we can barely contain our excitement to see Grizabella, Rum Tug Tugger, Old Deuteronomy, and more come to the big screen. To get you all ready to see the Jellicle Ball on screen and celebrate International Cat Day, we've gathered all the info you need to know about the movie, from the casting to behind-the-scenes info. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
The Stage today announces the shortlist for its prestigious The Stage Debut Awards 2019, in association with Access Entertainment. Voting has also opened for The Joe Allen Best West End Debut Award 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
DDM Productions & RPM Underground today announced dates for Poseidon Theatre Company's Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe? The Cooping Theory 1969: An Immersive Paranormal Experience. Conceived and directed by Aaron Salazar, this new spellbinding production is the only story-driven, multi-room immersive experience in the heart of Times Square and features a book by Nate Raven (who also co-directs), original score by Manuel Pelayo & Giancarlo Bonfanti with additional material by Edgar Allan Poe.  Previews begin Monday, August 19that RPM Underground, 244 West 54th St. between 8th Avenue and Broadway. The official opening will be on Monday, September 16th and the run continues through November 2. www.knock3xs.com   
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Waitress has today announced Andrew Boyer will join the smash hit West End musical in the role of Old Joe from 12 August. Boyer's previous credits include UK tours for Of Mice and Men and Shawshank Redemption, TV series Law & Orderand he has recently completed filming for HBO's upcoming series Avenue 5. He will take over the role from Shaun Prendergast, as previously seen as DC Holt in EastEnders and who will mark his final performance on 10 August.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Disney Theatrical Productions and The CareFirst® BlueCross BlueShield Hippodrome Broadway Series announced today that tickets for the long-awaited engagement of Disney's Aladdin will go on sale to the public on Friday, August 16, at 10 a.m.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
The Sauk, Hillsdale County's community theatre, is excited to announce a veteran cast for their upcoming production of 'The 39 Steps.' Performances are scheduled for September 5-8.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
For Disneyphiles everywhere, Freeform will air beloved Disney classics from Disney–Pixar's “Toy Story” to Disney's “The Jungle Book” (2016) and everything in between during the month of September as they celebrate “30 Days of Disney.”
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
With more than 1,000 artists and more than 500 free events in three new sunlit pavilions and more than 130,000 square feet of new landscaped green space at the nation's cultural capital, the REACH opens its doors in exactly one month's time with 16 full days of creativity in action, providing artists and audiences with the opportunity to experience art as never before. Marking the first expansion at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in its 48-year history, the REACH welcomes the public with an inclusive, multi-genre, multidisciplinary Opening Festival on September 7a?"22. See the video trailer here.
by TV News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
The North Fork TV Festival announced Kelsey Grammer as recipient of this year's Canopy Award. A formal ceremony will be held on Friday, October 4 at the Greenport Theatre in Greenport, NY.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
An all-star lineup of Broadway's best will honor one of theatre's most fantastical anniversaries at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway onMonday, November 4, 2019. The special, one-night-only event benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Centenary Stage Company, a professional not-for-profit theatre company in residency on the campus of Centenary University in Hackettstown, NJ approximately 50 miles west of NYC, will be holding auditions for its Family Holiday Spectacular Beauty and the Beast!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved, Evita, September 19 through October 13, with previews on September 17 and 18. This show has tangoed its way into audience's hearts around the world for the past 41 years and continues to be relevant and impactful today.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Kieran Brown, in association with Chris Matanlé and Union Theatre today announce the 2nd season of Sunday Night Socials.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
The New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-Under-Lyme have released rehearsal images for their upcoming production of Moira Buffini's award-winning play Handbagged directed by her sister Fiona Buffini.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Brett J. Roden announced today that Roanoke Children's Theatre (RCT) has hired Brynn Scozzari as Director of Education. Scozzari will fill the role previously vacated by Roden who will assume duties as the Producing Artistic Director for RCT on September 1, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
The Houston Symphony closes out its 2019a?"2020 Bank of America Summer Sounds Series by celebrating the pearl (30 year) anniversary of The Little Mermaid, the animated masterpiece that launched the Disney Renaissance in 1989. The film comes to life on the big screen at Jones Hall this Labor Day weekend at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 1.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, recently announced that tickets for individual shows for the 2019-2020 season will be available to the public this coming Monday, August 19, 2019. Season subscriptions are on sale now and subscribers can already purchase additional show tickets.  Tickets and subscriptions may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, or at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.papermill.org. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, will welcome new stars to both the Broadway and North American tour casts.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS announces that Tony Award nominee Gideon Glick (To Kill A Mockingbird, Significant Other) will join the cast of the production for two weeks only, from Tuesday, November 5 a?" Sunday, November 17, while original star Jonathan Groff is on a scheduled leave from the production.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
About Face Theatre announces the addition of five new artists to the company's roster of Artistic Associates. Along with Artistic Director Megan Carney, the Artistic Associates represent the company's core artistic community whose creative focus helps shape About Face Theatre's theatrical productions and outreach.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
San Diego Musical Theater announces their 2020 Season of Musicals at the historic Horton Grand Theater! The companies 13th season will share stories of love, deception, horror, and lots of laughs with musical styles ranging from classical to pop, rock and everything in between.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
BrightSide Theatre continues its commitment to young artists with the belief that involvement in arts programs increases the development in children on both an academic and social scale while building self-esteem. Taught by Artistic Director, JEFFREY CASS, BrightSide Theatre offers fall classes to explore theatre arts in different ways. From Age 4 a?" Adults there is a class that fits everyone!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
A star-studded cast including some of Australia's most celebrated opera, television, film and music theatre performers will join Anthony Warlow and Jemma Rix in Jekyll & Hyde, to be staged in October in Melbourne and November in Sydney 2019, Concertworks announced today.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
North Shore Music Theatre has announced complete casting for the upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterwork, SUNSET BOULEVARD, which will star the previously announced Alice Ripley as the fading Hollywood star, Norma Desmond.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
Audiences of all ages will fall in love with Anne in this refreshing, contemporary telling of the classic story. Stern Marilla and her warm-hearted brother Matthew hoped to adopt a boy to work on their farm. But the orphanage sends young, befreckled Anne by mistake and changes their lives forever!  This coming of age
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Dan Stevens has joined Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams and Pierce Brosnan in the Netflix comedy Eurovision, according to Deadline.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Disney on Broadway continues its 25th anniversary celebration in partnership with the Fashion Institute of Technology, creating a unique design challenge for students to reimagine contemporary designs for some of Disney on Broadway's iconic female characters. The partnership is a first between Disney on Broadway and the college, which will soon be celebrating its 75th anniversary. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, King Kong will play its final performance today, August 18, 2019 following 324 performances and 29 previews at the Broadway Theatre. Before he climbs the Empire State Building for the final time, take a look at the Broadway journey of King Kong.
by Charles Shubow - Aug 17, 2019
You may have heard of the long journey of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS from a 1060 Roger Corman horror film (with a young Jack Nicholson) to a 1982 Off-Broadway hit musical, a 1986 film with Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, and Steve Martin, and a revival in 2003 this time on Broadway with Hunter Foster, Douglas Sills and Kerry Butler. And believe it or not, another revival coming to Off-Broadway previewing on September 17 and opening October 17 to the Westside Theatre Upstairs with Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle, and Kinglsey Leggs.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2019
Ian McKellen joined the UK tour of Les Miserables for one performance today.
by Shari Barrett - Aug 17, 2019
The Torrance Theatre Company's production of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST features a live twelve-piece orchestra conducted to perfection by Bradley Hampton, and a cast of 44 actors from all over Southern California, who donate their time and talent to bring high-quality theatrical performances to Torrance and the South Bay. Assisted by a team of backstage wonder workers, from the stage hands to the costume and wig dressers, the cast is brilliantly led by brunette beauty Brianna Liddi as Belle and Christopher Tiernan who brings just the right mix of brutality and humanity to The Beast, highlighted during his Act 1 closing solo a?oeIf I Can't Love Her.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced that tickets for individual shows for the 2019-2020 season will be available to the public on Monday, August 19, 2019. Season subscriptions are on sale now and subscribers can already purchase additional show tickets. Tickets and subscriptions may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, or at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.papermill.org. With three premieres and a total of five musicals, Paper Mill continues to fulfill its mission to enrich, entertain, and inspire audiences and students as the nation's premier musical theater. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2019-2020 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. Paper Mill Playhouse education and outreach programs are proudly sponsored by The Goren Family and the Harmony Helper App.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
The Off-Broadway return of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS announces the complete cast for the production opening this fall at the Westside Theatre
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 16, 2019
Audiences are getting ready to head to Skid Row this fall! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's classic sci-fi musical Little Shop of Horrors is returning to New York at the Westside Theatre, with previews beginning September 17th and opening night set for October 17th. The production is set to run for a limited engagement through November 24th. To prepare you to go somewhere that's green, we're getting to know the show's cast, including Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle, and more. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Music Theatre Philly, winner of Philadelphia magazine's 'Best of Philly' honor and the RAD Award, are welcoming future Broadway superstars to their Center City Philadelphia studio this fall for a roster of courses perfect for all ability levels. Of special note, the training center will offer two courses that will immerse students in the world of the Broadway musicals YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN and Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
It's the turn of the century when we meet the bold and beautiful widow Dolly Levi who has found herself in the role of matchmaker. Working to pair her latest client, the miserly half-a-millionaire Horace Vandergelder, with the young Irene Molloy, proves interesting as Dolly finds herself eager to connect with Horace (and Horace's money).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz.
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Jonas Brothers will perform on this year's VMAs from a special remote location in New Jersey. This will be their first time performing on the VMAs in a decade.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
The Hendersonville Performing Arts Company presents Little Shop of Horrors September 12th through September 29th.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Rubicon Theatre wraps up its extraordinary 2019 Jack Oakie Summer Youth Program with the annual Kids for Kids fundraiser. This year's concert is titled a?oeBroadway Through the Ages.a?? This exuberant evening of song and dance will be guided entirely by student directors, choreographers and designers, and will feature some of Broadway's hottest tunes including a?oeEpic 2a?? (Hadestown), a?oeGod, I Hate Shakespearea?? (Something Rotten), a?oeA Change in Mea?? (Beauty and the Beast), a?oeAstoundinga?? (Little Women), a?oeYour Daddy's Sona?? (Ragtime), a?oeNowadaysa?? (Chicago), a?oeHopelessly Devoted to Youa?? (Grease), a?oeNothinga?? (A Chorus Line), and more! Songs will be performed by students from across all of the summer programs.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Pittsburg Community Theatre will open its 40th Season for 2019-2020 with the Tony nominated Broadway smash hit, Sister Act (based on the 1992 film). Performances run weekends September 7-22 at the California Theater, 351 Railroad Ave, Pittsburg, CA. a?oeThis cast is DIVINE!a?? says director Dianna Schepers. a?oeEveryone is so happy to be part of this show. They are energetic, enthusiastic and talented. Tanika Baptiste (Deloris) is simply effervescent and is perfectly cast as Deloris. a?oeSister Acta?? is so uplifting that you too will a?oeRaise Your Voicea?? to a?oeSpread the Love Arounda?? after seeing this show.a??
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
The final show in the 2019 season is the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of In The Heights, a multiple Tony Award-winning Best Musical from Lin-Manual Miranda, creator of the smash hit Hamilton, running Tuesday, Aug. 20 through Sunday, Aug. 25 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento.
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2019
On Monday night's episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden, James Corden and Josh Gad tell viewers about how they were were cast as leads in 'Once Upon a Time In Hollywood,' 'Hobbs & Shaw' and 'Toy Story 4,' but due to a string of unfortunate circumstances they were kept out of the summer blockbusters.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
This weekend, we took a trip to Crunchem Hall as Laura Michelle Kelly took BroadwayWorld behind the scenes at The Muny's production of Matilda! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.